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Nov 22, 2009 1:00pm EST
that show a two-pronged attack on violent crime would be successful in america, producing violent crime by as much as 50% with life sentences for career criminals. for example, under the armed career criminal bill, and we passed the second chance act, the biden specter bill, the president signed it last year. it seems to me that we need more funding on detoxification, job traini training, re-entry. no surprise when a functional illiterate leaves prison without a trade or skill, they go back to a life of crime. i would like you to take a look at that. i would also like you to take a look at the issue on attacks on prison guards. there's been a rash of them because of the very substantial overcrowding. i wrote to the director of the federal bureau of prisons who i know is doing an excellent job with some suggestions about giving the guards some protective measures. some suggestions have been made about pepper spray, some suggestions have been made about break-away batons, stab-proof vests. i would appreciate it fld take a look at those items and others which could provide safeguards for p
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Nov 17, 2009 5:00pm EST
the culture in america? you want to change the government? you want to overthrow the constitution? you don't do it with guns or anything like that. if you want a redistribution of wealth, what you do is you collapse the system, and then it has to restart. well, that's what is happening. they are overwhelming it. >> i know there are a lot of conspiracy theories are out there. i had the benefit of doing the alex jones last night and i heard a couple of them. i'm not disputing that many of them may be true, but market forces are likely to take -- glenn: you don't need a conspiracy theory r >> but market forces are likely to take us there anyway. the dollar is way too high. other currencies are way too low, so what you're likely to see is a realignment of currencies. glenn: say this in terms that people understand. a realignment of currencies doesn't mean anything. what it does mean is that you will live closer to the standard of mexico than you are of america when they realign the currencies. correct? >> yes. that would be accurate. our debts are simply too huge. there is no possible way that
Nov 18, 2009 5:30pm EST
tt its oensive against th taliban and al qaa is succeedingbut are america's foes defeate orjust buying time for anher fig? >>> ly half a year aer its captain was free a shoot-out, an american ship is attacked again by somali pirates. >>> we take you to the amazon where one of the world'siggest oil companies is being sued by poor ecuadorians who accuseit of pollution they say is causg cancer. >>> and fr israel, protests about divoe laws. are women there being given fair shake? is part two of our "signatureseries from that couny. >>> from the world leading reporters and analystshere's wh's happening from around the world. this is "worldfocu" major support habeen provid byosalind p. walter and the ter g. peterson foundati, dedicated to promoting fialesponsibility d addressing key economic chalnges facing america's futu. and additional funding is provided by the foowing supporters- >>> heo and good evening. i'm daljit dhaliwal. america's lationship with china may have its ups and downs, b one thing is rtain. no trip to that country by an american presint is nsidered comple without
Nov 13, 2009 11:35pm EST
new york life. the company you keep. >>> tonight on "nightline" -- america's most wanted. he searched for jaycee dugard, helped bring elizabeth smart home. and he never stopped looking for his own sown's killer. two decades later, why john walsh is still on a mission to protect america's kids. >>> apocalypse 2012. sound like legend? or do some actually fear the world may end? we take an exotic journey to see how believers are getting ready. >>> plus, shark attack. we have a close-up look as sport and science collide, and the world's most dangerous predator becomes the deadliest catch. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, martin bashir and cynthia mcfadden in new york city, this is "nightline," november 13th, 200 9. >> good evening, i'm terry moran. he is a crime fighter of the first rank in america. and a protech of of children. john walsh, driven by the abduction and murder of his own son adam, has been asking viewers to help break the biggest cases for more than two decades with his focus often on ssing kids. take a 1991 story he did about
Nov 29, 2009 11:00am EST
>> ellis tos innovation, since the time of the pilgrims, america has been the beacon of opportunity and the b the plenty. who are the innovate oos, the entrepreneurs who made electricity, for example, affordable in every household and every hospital. gave us credit cards and home equity loans for the exercise of our civilizing ownership rights and laid the foundation for mass media and the televised games and gaming. so many will relax with this weekend. we'll ask sir harold evans, author of the monumental "they made america." [theme song playing] realtime closed captioning provided by u.s. captioning company >> sir harold evans, welcome. >> thank you. >> here is the monumental book that i referred to. what is the monumental book about? >> the monumental book is about the people who gave us our pros pierty. everything that we use today, everything that we enjoy today comes not from the politicians, it comes from thennovators and yet the innovators have been totally neglected in american history. everything going back from google, back to the motor car back to the telephone, back to
Nov 8, 2009 8:00am EST
the plunge? >>od morning >>> good morning, america. >> good morning. it is sunday, november 8th, is she really going to jump off? >> i don't believe she has it in her. >> we'll see. >>> but we have the latest on health care this morning. speaking of drama, late-night session in the house of representatives. if you asleep, you missed it. after months of debate, the house has finally passed a health care reform bill. so what happens now? what does this huge piece of legislation means to you and your family. george stephanopoulos will be here to sort it all out. >>> it was 20 years ago this week that the berlin wall fall. bits of that painted concrete can be founded in some of interesting places. including kate snow's momento draw. a few of them coming up. >> i have been pulling some of my little pieces out. >> very cool. >>> also, here's my list. ballet, soccer, swimming, cub scouts, lego class, birthday parties. it goes on and on. every parent out there struggles with this. how much is too much? and are kids missing out because they don't have any free time? we'll have that parenting deb
Nov 9, 2009 6:00am EST
by midweek. cooler temperatures. (announcer) in america we don't just dream when we sleep- we dream twenty-four seven. we dream with our sleeves rolled up. our dreams are expressed in digits. they're made of steel. add those dreams up- that's free enterprise... growing our economy for the long-run. it's what we need to grow 20 million new jobs in the next 10 years. your dreams make the difference. american free enterprise. it's you. so dream big. >> hello. i teach cosmetologist at arlington career center, the science of hair, skin, and nails. good morning, washington! >>> all right. 6:10 on this monday morning. your traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. >> let's check in with brian. we could not have had a more beautiful weekend. i kept forgetting it was november. >> it worked out nice for us both days. 74 was the high yesterday. today it will beimilar with lots of sunshine. look at the numbers. we do have some 30's in some places. 43 in fredericksburg. 40 in bowie. jackets this morning. 40's to near 50. those temperatures will climb. we will be in the mid 70's but later on this a
Nov 29, 2009 4:00am EST
in south america because that is our biggest competitor for soybeans and also a big competitor for corn, a certain amount. you started to mention it and we don't have much time. >> in brazil, first off in south america you're gonna have, this year they are going to be back on track. the el niÑo is bridging moisture back, it's going to bring moisture back into argentina, they have been dry in parts of argentina but they are going to start to catch more rain and in the meantime southern brazil will be a little bit on the moist side and northern brazil will dry off a little bit. but when you take argentina, brazil and pair ga way they are looking at record production. >> absolutely. >> but they aren't going to matter because the increase is going to be huge. don't kid yourself. you're gonna have huge competition this year with brazil. >> we need to be ready for it next year, right. >> there is a train coming, we don't know how fast it going. >> right now they have got our exports over 1 billion bushels. when it comes in we might just slide under it. >> are we gonna see $20 beans next year
Nov 19, 2009 9:00pm EST
. think about this. finally people in america, if your kid gets sick, you're not going to be thrown off your health care coverage. if you've got a kid you want to keep on your health care coverage when they're in college until they're 26 years old, they can stay on your own family's health care coverage. you have all kinds of prevention provisions in there that really bring us to looking at health and not just health care and health insurance down the road. so i think the $127 billion saving on the deficit, you might says that's a conserve-a-dem issue. i think it should be for everyone in the country we finally have a bill that will save that much. we have a problem in this country that we've been able to put together a health care bill that brings us closer to bringing down the cost for health care, that will allow american companies to compete with companies in other countries, that allow small businesses who pay 20% more for their health care to finally be able to get some leverage so they can less expensive health care? that's what this bill is about. >> i didn't mean to imply that
Nov 19, 2009 6:00am EST
dedicated funding to cover all of new york city's added security costs? >> i think that is fair. america was attack on september the 11th. that was of national consequence. although the trial will be hosted in new york, it seems to me that new york should not bear the burden alone. this is a national -- >> so you will recommend, and i presume, fight for these funds from omb which we know sometimes has other things on its mind. >> with your help -- >> you have my full and undivided help. i just don't want mayor bloomberg, the commissioner. they didn't make the decision, but they stepped up to the plate and willingly agreed. i don't think either they or new york city, new york state should be left hanging out there paying any of the costs of this, and i take it you fully agree with that. >> i don't disagree with that at all. >> okay. second question, and just one other thing on this. there may be other costs that we can't envision, and i take it we're wanot going to find someby saying this wasn't in an original application or on an original request. i take it there will be flexibility and
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Nov 8, 2009 12:00pm EST
and hospitals struck to get it for their patients. i'm shannon bream, america's news headquarters live from the nation's capital starts right now. we begin with the historic vote in the house late last night. it took a visit from president bam become and a deal with the pro-life members to the caucus, but the democrats were able to win the late night passage of the massive healthcare bill. caroline shively is standing by with the latest. hi, caroline. >> hi to you, shannon. democrats pass with reform bill with 220 cevote. listen to the cheers when they reached 218 the bear minimum for passage. [ applause ] that cheer is for a ten-year trillion-dollar plus measure that is a sweeping overhaul of a healthcare system. 219 democrats voted for the bill, and so did one republican, congressman joseph gal. a first termer who holds overwhelmingly democratic seat in new orleans. 176 republicans and 39 democrats voted against it. it aimed to cover 96% of americans. those who don't get insurance face a fine. it has large companies to offer coverage or face a fine. creates a public option where the gover
Nov 16, 2009 5:30pm EST
speech is a universal right. from beijing -- >> he is here to say america out welcomes the rise of a new power in the east. barack obama once china as a partner, not a rival. today, he took his message direct to china's people, something it china's leaders never do. a public forum with students in shanghai. the white house wanted it is shown live on tv nationwide,. >> we do not seek to impose any system of government on any other nation, the freedoms of expression and warship, access to information and political participation, we believe our universal rights. they should be available to all people. >> control is still china's instinct. >> she was able to meet him. her husband was detained a year ago and is still under arrest. >> we think president obama will not raise human-rights issues in earnest because doing this with china is more important. >> president obama will tread carefully in beijing, well aware his communist partners are more comfortable for king strength than listening to criticism america's relationship with china is perhaps the most important with any nation in the world
Nov 16, 2009 6:30pm EST
-- and then listening to criticism. >> america's relationship with china is perhaps the most important of any relationship in the world now. some say he is muting his criticism on human-rights because of this. mr. obama says few global challenges can be solved if america and china do not work together. china sti seems hesitant about how to respond to his embrace. >> this past weekend saw one of the deadliest days in one of the world's most dangerous cities. 15 people were killed in the northern mexican city of juarez as the latest -- city of juarez. as the latest murders happened, bbc was with the border police. they may find some of this report disturbing. >> the 6:00 p.m. and already on alert in mexico's deadliest city. we have been driving only a few minutes when the first murder happened. the police found him on a dusty side street in tidy car. -- in a tattered car. the latest victim of mexico's drug wars. and beside him, a child, who has now seen more than anyone ever showed. -- ever showed. they looked for clues, trampling all over the crime scene. they do not solve many murders here. a
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Nov 30, 2009 5:00pm EST
by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute hello, america, welcome to the program. i'm a little heavier. i want to talk to you a little bit about the health of our nation and everybody else is going to talk about healthcare. that's what they're talking about in washington. here is the only thing you need to know about healthcare today, real quick in a nutshell. $1 trillion is what they say this will cost, the cato institute just did this, this is the way it normally works. the government takes money from you, right? they tax you. then they take that money, and they spend it, and they say we're going to build a bridge, or they're going to give it to some corporation to build a bridge that they have chosen. right? tax and spend. healthcare, tax and spend, $1 trillion. well, cato has just found there is a new game being played and this is only going to cost you $1 trillion. the government, for the first time, ever, is going to mandate something new. the government is going to mandate that you spend your money at this corporation with these peop
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Nov 1, 2009 3:00am EST
it starting right here on the america's news headquarters at 6:00 p.m. eastern. check out our website at that is updated with the latest, late-breaking campaign coverage. of course, the upcoming elections aren't the only issue in washington. the senate and house have unveiled the time version of healthcare reform, both with a government run plan, public option to. steny hoyer saying that the house could vote on a bill as early as thursday. right now, few if any house republicans are likely to support it. even moderate democrats, known as the blue dogs, remane on the fence. still, house speaker nancy pelosi feeling confident she has the 218 votes needed to get the bill passed. in the senate, a different story. right now majority leader harry reid doesn't have the votes needed to get the bill through. the senate expected to begin debate on the bill in two weeks. conservative radio talk show host rush limbaugh not mincing words on what he thinks the democrat plan of healthcare reform will do the to the united states. we have preview of exclusive interview you'll see only on
Nov 23, 2009 2:00pm EST
that and an exclusive with one of the world's biggest gold miners. >>> and then don't cry for me america. debt costs will more than triple over the next decade. are we witnessing the end of america's dominance or not? >>> and iran making a big move in america's backyard. we'll have that story in a couple moments. >>> let's start with the rally which continues. the dow is off its highs of the session. it hit an intraday high for the year earlier today. scott, bertha, and rick is actually here at global hq getting ready for fast money. let's start with scott. >> the market has been moving sideways for the last couple hours, but it's the dollar that continues to drive this market. the dollar having its worst day in two weeks. $1,170 is where gold was sitting a few hours. right now it's still up by $16 or so sitting at $1,163. all the metals are at new highs. not surprisingly if you have that weak dollar, that risk trade is certainly back on. you have seen platinum and copper and silver all hit new highs. as you look at some of the energy names and those are oil stocks to the plus side today. soleil sec
Nov 18, 2009 5:00pm EST
before i leave. there's some really good news for america out here on the job front and clean energy. two weeks ago on the microsoft campus out in washington state i drove a ford focus which will probably be the first american mass-produced all elk trick vehicle. this car is the bomb. when americans get an all electric car and understand how much torque an all electric car can generate, these things are like -- this is the fastest car since i was in my buddy's chevy 404 in 1968. when you hit the pedal, it's not a gas pedal, the accelerator, they'll still call it a gas pedal, unbelievable power is generated because an electric engine gives you immediate torque, internal combustion engine you have the pistons. electricity is immediate torque. everybody's been talking about electric cars because they are so efficient they can wean 9 oil addiction which is so dangerous to us. they can reduce global warming. what americans are going to really love is how fast they are and the acceleration you get from them. that's going to be a real fun thing about them. the good news is we now have an opport
Nov 7, 2009 9:00am EST
area. baltimore is one of the top 10 best places in america to land a job. >> this man has been out of a job for 16 months and describes the job search process. >> without the necessary skills at my age, it is rather difficult for someone to give me an opportunity. >> friday, that opportunity finally came as he was able to land a job helping to baltimore city plus $66 million project for public housing improvements, a major sign that mayor dixon says the job market in the greater baltimore area is improving every day. >> this effort today he will create 92 jobs, will retrain individuals and assess them in the long term in the construction field. >> it seems baltimore is gaining national spotlight when it comes to jobs. the unemployment rate in september was 7.2%. that is well below the national rate. baltimore he ranked three as one of the best cities in the u.s. to find a job with only a d.c. and kansas city ahead of it. state labor officials say that is on the monetary >> we have an economy that has a great deal of federal contracting with their proximity to washington. we are in
Nov 9, 2009 5:00am EST
much. >> find the middle ground and smile when i say stay with us for "good morning america" coming up at 7:00. >> for updates check out our website, a >>> new safety questions surrounding metro. . steny report that could reveal a fundamental safety flaw. >> hurricane ida. we will see what kind of punch it could pack. >> did the army missed important signals at fort hood. "good morning washington" begins right now. captioned by the national captioning institute >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >>> good monday morning. i'm doug mcelway. >> and i'm alison starling. hope you had a great weekend. what whetheather we had yesterd. >> we will extend it out another day. temperatures in the low to mid 70's with plenty of sunshine. you did mention hurrine ida. it may affect the gulf coast states. this morning, we're in the mid 40's from chantilly to college park. the air is fairly dry. it will beat a gorgeous afternoon. 73 or so this afternoon. clouds moved in. some of the moisture from ida could affect us this week. happy monday. >> it is a
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Nov 7, 2009 4:00pm EST
has chosen to ignore the will of the people and say america you are wrong. we know what is best for you. this is bill is not what the american people want and not what the doctor ordered. >> reporter: as much of the cost republicans have objected to a government health insurance plan for people that can't obtain insurance on the private market. that plan was the considerable negotiation. it could lead to government paying for abortions, a compromise worked out with several dozen right to life democrats would allow people who have health insurance through that government plan to obtain abortion but only if if it was paid for by private money. that compromise can get a couple dozen democrats to support measure and that may need the vote it needs. >> gregg: thanks very much. >> julie: we'll turn to talk more about this. chief correspondent of the washington examiner, by ron york. do you think the decision will come down today, we're saying 8:00 to 8:30, will they get enough votes to pass the thing? >> the leadership intends that and i don't think they would have president obama com
Nov 8, 2009 9:00am EST
. >> and america and the american people won today. >> the house of representatives passes a historic health care reform to provide coverage to millions more americans. the focus now shifting to the senate for the next phase of the health care reform battle. the house passed its version last night by a tight vote. brian mooar on capitol hill with the latest. >> the bill is passed! >> passage of the sweeping trillion dollar health care reform bill came down to a couple hours of debate and a handful of votes. >> some of my colleagues just received a call from the president of the united states. barack obama congratulating us on a great victory for the american people. >> the day began with president obama traveling to capitol hill to make sure democrats supported the bill. late in the evening, it passed a key hurdle. >> the amendment is adopted. >> an amendment banning government-funded abortions. it was demanded by moderate democrats. republicans condemned the health care reform plan as a washington power grab. >> how does it have to get before we stop the out-of-control spending. >> republicans p
Nov 25, 2009 1:00pm EST
. at the president has said, america does not accept the legitimacy of continued israeli settlements. we recognize that the palestinians and other arabs are concerned because israel's moratorium permits the completion of buildings already started, and limits the moratorium to the west bank. they are concerns we share. as to jerusalem, the u.s. policy remains unaffected and unchanged. as has been stated by every previous administration which addressed this issue, the status of jerusalem and all other permanent status' issues must be resolved by the parties through negotiations. the united states also disagrees with some israeli actions in jerusalem affecting palestinians in the areas such as housing, including the continuing pattern of evictions and demolitions of palestinian homes. the u.s. has not accepted and it disagrees with any unilateral action by either party which could have the effect of pre- empting negotiations. as we and others have said many times, the way to move forward is to enter negotiations without preconditions and reach agreements on the two-state solution. a jewish state of i
Nov 9, 2009 7:00am EST
>>> good morning, america, on this monday, november 9th. hurricane ida driving toward the gulf coast and florida. emergency is declared. sam champion reporting live as the coast braces for ida's arrival. >>> al qaeda at ft. hood? did the suspected ft. hood gunman try to reach al qaeda and were american officials warned? brian ross investigates. >>> a mother's search for her young daughter's killer. we have an exclusive interview with somer's mom. >>> and what's in your food? our startling investigation. where does the beef and burger come from? what can it mean for health? >>> and sports, this soccer player's unnecessary roughness caught on tape. what should be her penalty? >>> and good morning to all of you. welcome to another week. diane sawyer with robin roberts. wouldn't you know three weeks left in the official hurricane season and the gulf coast looking at the first atlantic hurricane likely to crash onshore. >> talking about hurricane ida down to a category 1 now. 80-mile-per-hour winds, could make landfall as early as tomorrow morning. the national guard has put out a h
Nov 30, 2009 11:00am EST
. >> reporter: bank of america is launching what it calls a credit card clarity campaign. so beginning tomorrow, it's going send out one page summaries to 40 million of its customers and the letter is going to have the following, it's going to include interest rates to pay for what you buy for balance transfers, cash advances, it's also going to have payment information on how to keep your account in good standing. it's going to spell out all of the fees you're likely to pay, annual transaction and late fees. now, all of this coming after a lot of confusion and outrage with card companies hitting consumers are with those exorbitant late fees. they're making all of these changes before the new legal reforms are going to take effect that are going to restrict their ability to make these changes. so you know, they've cut their credit limits, raised interest rates and their fees. some of them are trying to make consumer-friendly changes ahead of the new reform laws that take effect in february. tony that includes bank of america, trying to be more friendly, i think. >> well, yeah. so allison, are t
Nov 23, 2009 7:00am EST
weekend. god bless america. host: about 15 more minutes of your calls on who has the bigger influence in washington? constituents or lobbyists? here this headline, the catholic bishops flex their muscles at the opportunities ahead. emboldened by success and inserting restrictive abortion language and to the house healthcare bill, roman catholic bishops said they have found of the model that could provide the latter voice in future policy debates. inside this story, i will turn the page and go little deeper into this story -- they write, churches strategic decisions are significant because with catholics representing 30%, the largest single religious group among members of congress, it can gain access across party lines. while pressuring democratic leaders to adjust to the abortion coverage language earlier this month and the bishops simultaneously contacted republican members and warned them against using procedural tactics to torpedo an amendment. a related story this morning about patrick kennedy. the bishop in rhode island -- this is in "the new york daily news" -- the bishop bent
Nov 19, 2009 5:00pm EST
will hopefully be with our family and friends, but in some parts of america, people will go hungry. some parts of my district that has been ground zero of a drought that is caused by regulatory and dry conditions for three years in california, we will have people in food lines. sadly, these food lines have existed for months. and sadly these food lines will continue throughout the winter. because we have a problem in california, but that problem is exemplified throughout the world and without sufficient sustainable water supplies, you can't grow food and hunger persists. on october 15, bill gates spoke at the 2009 world food price symposium about the importance of productivity and sustainability of ag to feed our nation and the world. he said and i quote, the global effort to help small farmers is endangered by a wedge that threatens to split the movement in two. one side is the technological approach that increases productivity, on the other side is the environmental approach that promotes sustainability. productivity-sustainability, they say you have to choose. bill gates said it's a false c
Nov 18, 2009 12:00pm EST
, opening up new opportunities for u.s. workers here in the united states of america which is exactly what is being said to president obama as he meets in korea at this moment with their leadership. with president lee and others. so i think that we need to have our attention in this congress focused on the priorities -- the priorities the american people have. fire fighting is very, very important. but again this measure will pass if not unanimously narrowly unanimously and it will do so and i hope get the resources to ensure that we never have the loss of life like those of captain hall and others. but i know from having spoken to their families, mr. speaker, that they believe that the absolutely essential for us to encourage private sector job creation and economic growth and that's why i'm talking about this priority that needs to be addressed here. now, mr. speaker, i'm going to urge my colleagues to defeat the previous question as we move ahead. why? because the issue of reading legislation is another very, very important one that is before us. there is a bipartisan proposal launched
Nov 13, 2009 7:00am EST
>>> good morning, america, on this friday, november 13th. a deadly nor'easter floods the east, from north carolina, to new jersey. and it's not over yet. we're live in the places hardest hit. >>> sarah palin goes rogue. she lets loose on everything, from that $150,000 makeover, to the interview that she couldn't shake the entire campaign. >> because i knew it wasn't a good interview. >>> photo flap. a man is charged with trying to blackmail supermodel cindy crawford. at dispute, a photo of her young daughter, tied to a chair. >>> guilty plea. the parents of the infamous balloon boy, set to make a plea deal. will they see jail time? >>> and the end is near? we travel deep into the mexican jungle to find out if the 2012 legend is real. or just a lot of hollywood magic. >>> and good morning, everyone. i'm robin roberts, here with chris cuomo, as diane sawyer has the morning off. and this nor'easter, it's the remains of hurricane ida. it's now stronger than it was when the storm first landed in alabama on tuesday morning. >> doesn't have to be hurricane to be dangerous. 55-mile-per-hour
Nov 9, 2009 4:30am EST
america. >> the bill is dead on arrival in the senate. moderates from swing districts, they bailed out on this bill. >> reporter: senate republicans are hoping to join forces with moderate democrats and make sure their bill looks nothing like the one that swept through the house. >>> the gulf coast is bracing for its first hurricane of the atlantic season. it's a slow-moving storm named ida. packing winds of 90 miles per hour. it's not exactly clear where ida will hit. bringing high surf and several inches of rain. despite hurricane warnings so far there are no plans for mandatory evacuations. >>> that storm strength has already been felt in el salvador where at least 124 people were killed in heavy rains and mudslidesthere. a huge rescue operation will continue this morning after thousands of homes were damaged or cut off by floodwaters. dozens of people remain missing with the country's president describing it as a tragedy. officials are hopeful that storm will weaken as it passes critical offshore oil stations in the gulf of mexico. >> now here's a look at other stories making news
Nov 15, 2009 9:00am EST
of the largest pecan producers in mexico. it grows sugar cane, cotton and miles of sod for america's lawns. were you overwhelmed when you first took on the job. >> i'm not going to say i was overwhelmed but it was a little little bit like drinking from the fire hose. >> reporter: manager dave delaney juggles a huge amount of assets. >> my success as a ranch manager is judged not only by how much money i make but more importantly the shape of the resource 10, 15, 20 years from now. stewarding the land, the water, the cattle, the wildlife. >> reporter: in fact, corporations rent 20,000-acre parcels of the ranch with year- round lodges to entertain clients. guided trophy hunting for deer starts at $5,000 per person. unless you're a king ranch employee. then it's free. is this a trophy? >> yes, sir, a trophy buck. >> reporter: leroy is a sixth generation kineno, in the saddle since he was a little boy trailing his father, uncles and grandfather. >> i was about maybe six i would imagine, five. i'd be out there with my chaps looking at them run around in the brush and roping these big old animals. eve
Nov 26, 2009 12:00pm EST
, exploring the trail across america. she worked on projects with the nebraska humanities council, organized the first nebraska literature festival and served on the board for the nebraska center for the books. her studies in early nebraska history and in lewis and clark lead her to a search of documents related to the upper louisiana territory where lewis served as governor where he died. from discoveries and she made, she presented case for a new theory as to the cause of loosest death. she also maintains a website, death of merriweather and a blog as the facts related to mistry. please join me in welcoming kira gale. [applause] >> thank you very much. very pleased to see such a large attendance. tony reminded me that just at this time 200 years ago today, lewis was writing up. it was the last day of his life and that was at dusk. because this is such a serious topic, i felt that i did need to prepare this as a written statement, but i will try my best to read it well and then we can go into questions. it is a 30 minute talk. i would like to thank the southern book festival and t
Nov 28, 2009 6:30pm EST
weekend for america's the first hard numbers on a make or break weekend for america's retailers. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. what began as an early morning car crash involving the world's richest athlete is making headlines beyond the sports globe. tiger woods was hospitalized after smashing his suv into a tree declined to meet for investigators for a second time today raising new questions about what happened and how his wife, elin, may have been involved. nbc's cristen dahlgren is here the woods' home in windermere, gra. >> reporter: there's a village of media outside tiger woods gated community. this was a day authorities thought they would get to speak to woods and his wife. yesterday they were told he was sleeping and wasn't able to talk, and today another brush off. tiger woods' wife elin drove into their gated community this morning with a stare but no comment for the army of reporters about the crash that injured her husband early friday morning. these are some of the first images from a local television station of woods' manage ammed cadillac s
Nov 9, 2009 6:00am EST
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Nov 7, 2009 2:00pm EST
and others were flown to delaware last night for autopsies. >>> all across america, flags are flig at half-staff at government facilities in memory of those who died in the rampage. several communities held candle light vigils. it can be easy behind the numbeo we want to share details. michael peerson wanted to study music. sergeant amy krueger was a high school basketball and softball player. she was one of the best people you could ever meet. and specialist jason hunt was recently married and about to he to iraq for the second time. his sister says hunt wanted to serve other people and live for something greater than himself. she was proud of her brother's bravery. >> you can expect someone who goes in the army, goes to iraq, you are hard rned for the worst. but you certainly never expect him to die at his base. >> i want to say that because it didn't happen overseas or in a combat situation doesn't make him any less a hero. my brother was the kind of person to jump in front of a bullet for somebody. i don't know the details but i know my brother and he was very brave in this situation.
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Nov 5, 2009 11:00am EST
on extending coverage on everyone in america. it would lower premiums for almost all people with health care insurance, and that is an important point. the congressional budget office has not been able to say the same for any of the democratic proposals. it will also cover pain and suffering, but most importantly, to some, the bill would do nothing to end the practice of insurance companies denying coverage to those individuals who have pre-existing consistent -- conditions. that is an initial look at some of the cbo figures on this. jon: i guess that the democrats are calling this fiction. what do you say about that? >> nancy pelosi is speaking right now at a news conference. we will bring you her comments a little later. but her aid has already told fox news at that republicans cannot be proud of what they have put forward, precisely because of the last element, that the bill does nothing to end the insurance company practice of denying coverage to those citizens with pre-existing conditions. all this is a bit of tilting at windmills, though. jane: new unemployment numbers. 512,000 america
Nov 6, 2009 6:30pm EST
morning america" why she took him back, then why she decided to leave. >>> hi. i'm mary j. blige and i had the honor of performing at the first "cnn heroes," an all-star tribute recognizing everyday people who change the world. as president of fawn, i'm dedicating myself to help women reach their full potential in life. now more than ever, the world needs heroes. and i am thrilled to help cnn introduce one of this year's top ten honorees. >> how can i turn my back and walk away and leave you right here? >> you can't. >> i can't, because i know you wouldn't turn your back and leave me. nationwide, veterans are neglected, homeless. unacceptable. what branch of service? >> army. >> army. so was i. we are still brothers in arms. so no man left behind. my name is roy foster, and my mission is to help and empower homeless veterans. if you're going to work for sobriety, you've got to change. stand-down house provides services for veterans only. a safe, clean place to live. all the meals. mental health services. the camaraderie, it is that internal glue. tell him one of his brothers in arms came o
Nov 8, 2009 5:00am EST
claritin clear. indoors and out. >> the u.s. navy and america's perseverence. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] >> welcome to "11 news sunday morning." i'm lisa robinson. >> and i'm deborah weiner in for kate amara. our top stories in jome. first a look outside with john collins. >> an indicator, i didn't have to scrape the windshield this morning. temperatures are above freezing, not below freezing. in addition to the chilly air we have, we have a hurricane moving into the gulf of mexico. still the tropical storm and hurricane season. still winter -- hardly winter-like at this stage. we are headed toward spring-like weather. more on that in a mome. as we were yesterday morning, storm-free around the mid-atlantic region. i have had to resort the national radar imaginary to show you where the storms are. a little bit more action in the pacific northwest as yesterday. northern plains. also up in the state of maine and the maritime provinces of canada. here's the rain sorted with ida moving into the gulf of mexico. we'll talk about these weather systems and how at th
Nov 24, 2009 6:00am EST
students who shared their secrets with keeping america great. but our own becky quick had a chance to walk around the campus with these two legends in a day. we're going to share some of those most insightful comments with you. >> i know you spend a lot of time focusing and studying on all kinds of events, including diseases going around the world and i'm dying to ask you a question. would you have your kids get the h1n1 vaccination? >> sure. as that becomes available, i think everybody should have it. >> today, novartis is cutting to ribbon on the company's first cell vax even making plant. these are cheaper and faster to make than using eggs. our own mike huckman is there until the research area this morning. mike. >> reporter: good morning to you, steve thp the afternoon, more than 200 employees, executives and dignitaries, including the ceo of novartis, the secretary of health and human services and the governor of north carolina will be here to formally open this state of the art first of its kind facility in the united states. it's located in holly springs, just outside of raleigh. n
Nov 30, 2009 6:00am EST
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Nov 8, 2009 4:00pm EST
. a folks man for the taliban the mayor was targeted for interfering in our matter. >> gregg: america may be one step closer to most expansive overhaul of health care in more than 40 years thanks to the passage of the one trillion dollar house health care bill, but there are big steps before it becomes law. julie is live in washington. what happens next? >> it shifts to the senate. harry reid says he is waiting for official report on how much some of the options passed by the senate committees would cost and if the bill is to too expensive. it may differ in substantial ways, still in question is whether reid can get support for a public option of government health care option. so if a means tough work ahead when the two bodies get together in conference. >> gregg: the president got involved in the process in the house. he was there, on capitol hill. he was twisting arms. he is meeting people behind closed doors. do we expect him to do the same on the other side of the hill. >> reporter: oh, yeah, he was calling lawmakers. he went to capitol hill. i think we can expect some of the same. en
Nov 26, 2009 7:00am EST
more than any other public company in america. and at at&t we support a national plan that makes high speed internet available to every american family in the next five years - because we know that now is not the time to stall momentum or to stifle innovation or investment. the future is at stake, and at at&t, the future has always been and at at&t, the future has always been our business. at&t... your world... delivered. [ holiday music playing ] don't let those long holiday lines bury you. grab a delicious new dunkin' donuts peppermint mocha latte and chocolate mint donut today. great flavors, great value -- just another reason the holidays run on dunkin'. try the new peppermint mocha latte and chocolate mint donut today. >>> president obama faithfully performed his presidential duties pardoning the white house turkey. the president george h.w. bush was the first to pardon a turkey. and you're doing the disco now. >> i'm staying alive. >> this bird named courage was not put on the table. >> thanks to the interventions of malia and sasha, because i was planning to eat this sucker, co
Nov 30, 2009 7:00am EST
the past two years. last year alone we invested more than any other public company in america. and at at&t we support a national plan that makes high speed internet available to every american family in the next five years - because we know that now is not the time to stall momentum or to stifle innovation or investment. the future is at stake, and at at&t, the future has always been and at at&t, the future has always been our business. at&t... your world... delivered. ( children giggling ) sometimes, if you wish hard enough, you get exactly what you want for christmas. welcome to christmas town -- a busch gardens celebration. tickets available now at >>> with black friday behind us, cyber monday is here. 100million people expected to hit the online sales today. that's about 4 million more internet shoppers than last year, according to the ceo of wal-mart says the traffic tends to get heavier the closer to christmas. we'll get the inside scoop on the deals out there? jcpenny has published it's last paper catalog. the internet has taken over and now the catalog
Nov 9, 2009 10:00am EST
: rihanna told her horrific story to diane sawyer earlier tonight on abc's "2020." "good morning america" showed portion of the interview early this morning. >> listening to her voice, it was shaking at times. you knew how painful it was for her to recount this. >> reporter: the a-list couple were attending pre-grammy parties. but things took a violent turn. the two were driving in brown's rented lamborghini when rihanna says she saw a text message that a woman had sent chris brown. >> i couldn't take that he kept lying to me, he couldn't take that i wouldn't drop it. it escalated in him being violent towards me. and it was ugly. >> reporter: ugly is an understatement. police documents say that during the argument, brown punched rihanna, shoved her head against window, bit her, placed her in a headlock and told her, quote, now i'm really going to kill you. >> he had no, no soul in his eyes. just blank. he was clearly blacked out. there was no person when i looked at him. my next option was to get out of the car and walk, start walking in a gown and a bloody face. >> reporter: rihanna was
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